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Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Not to sure what to expect here but the photos on their website are spot on to what you get. We stayed in the camp ground and as it says it has the best views of the falls. It was a lovely couple that own and run it, very friendly! Would highly recommend to everyone.

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Fremantle, Australia
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Although arriving with pooring rain we could see that this campground would be even better on a nice sunny day. Our first night in the campervan and the first night in NZ with the view of the falls we couldn't ask for more. Friendly host, free wifi, ok camp kitchen and showers. Rating 4 stars because I think the amenities... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We were greeted by very friendly and helpful hosts and offered information on places to see, restaurants and trips. We were immediately offered an upgrade to a deluxe studio at no extra cost which had a magnificent view of the Haruru Falls. The unit had everything we wanted at a very reasonable room rate. It is a short drive in... More 

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Pamerston north
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Stunning spot with amazing water front view of the falls only meters away. After ten days in a camper we have declared this is the best of the lot! Friendly helpful hosts, super clean and tidy kitchen and bathrooms, kayaks for hire, a pool and pray ground for all to use. Such a treat to sit and watch and listen... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Not a five star resort, but clean and comfortable. The hosts of falls motel were cheerful and kind people and everything that we needed was avaible for us the views are amazing of the falls and we kayaked the morning away with kayaks provided for our use by the motel, I will be sure to visit again it was a... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We stayed in the motel room and found it satisfactory. It had a separate kitchen, which was a bonus because it had no vent of any kind. So every time we cooked the whole room filled with steam. The shower and toilet were ok and the bed was comfy. The best part for us was the noise of the waterfall... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

I agree with the other excellent reviews. We spent a week here in a spacious room overlooking the river with a fine view of the falls from the large balcony. The view changes all the time and is spectacular. Paihia is close by. The owners are very pleasant and helpful.

Thank Bruce C
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for two nights in a self contained apartment. Good location, everything you want or need is available. We were able to book an all day cruise from reception. The owners went above and beyond. They were very helpful and genuine. (Even gave me some after sun to ease the pain) Definitely be back

Thank podge78
Pau, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

I cannot praise this campsite highly enough. The essential stuff:- the facilities are excellent, the toilets, showers and wash basins are clean (all the time) and the warm water in the showers is very good. The site, though small is very comfortable, the ground is good and very level. The power points and water are in very useable places and... More 

Thank Ellen B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 7 nights and it was great. It is right on the river directly below the Haruru falls and has kayaks for hire so you can go right up to the base of the falls and down the river. The units were clean and tidy (though slightly dated). Location is a short drive from Paihia. Would definitely... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular views of Haruru Falls and lagoon, 7 studio units sleep 2-3 and 6x2 bedroom apartments sleep up to 7, fully s/c units with 32" LCD TVs, full kitchens and separate bathrooms, balcony or poolside patio. Swimming pool and barbecue area. Waterfront powered camper van and tent sites, safe private beach, historic jetty and wharf with blue water access. WiFi, Kayak hire, full booking service. Family owned and operated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground

Address: 336 Puketona Road | Haruru Falls, Paihia 0247, New Zealand (Formerly Haruru Falls Motor Inn)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $78 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Haruru Falls Hotel
Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#11 Family Hotel in Paihia
#12 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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